Meaning of “an Englishman's home is his castle” in the English Dictionary

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"an Englishman's home is his castle" in British English

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an Englishman's home is his castle

UK old-fashioned saying

used to say that English people believe that they should control what happens in their own homes, and that no one else should tell them what to do there

(Definition of “an Englishman's home is his castle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)